What Do Dreams in the Bible Mean? These 9 Words Reveal Hints

In the Bible, dreams are sources of divine revelation that indicate what someone should do, reveal what is going to happen, or explain current events. 

The Bible uses different Hebrew and Greek words when it talks about dreams and visions.  [Read more…]

Tired of Whining about Today’s Calamities? Open the Psalms of Lament.

By Harold L. Senkbeil

Where do you go when the calamities of life feel too heavy? We’re all tempted to turn inward, but perhaps we would do better to open the Psalms of lament instead. [Read more…]

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Learning Logos: How to Quickly Locate an Event in the Bible

Today’s blog focuses on a question I answer frequently. I’ve written about it before, but I thought a quick reminder would be helpful—especially if you’re new to Logos.

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Logos Tech Tip: What Did Peter Mean by ‘Sober-Minded’?

By Scott Gassoway

When studying a biblical text, you often encounter words that prompt questions about their original meaning. For example, in 1 Peter 5:7, Peter exhorts his readers to be “sober-minded.” This is not a common phrase in our culture. What did Peter mean by it? [Read more…]

3 Things ‘Lead Us Not into Temptation’ Might Mean—and Which Fits Best

In Matthew 6:13 Jesus teaches his disciples to pray, “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” Wait a second—what’s God’s relationship to temptation we face?

In this excerpt adapted from Navigating Tough Texts: A Guide to Problem Passages in the New Testament, author Murray J. Harris explores this controversial petition of the Lord’s prayer. [Read more…]

Are Demons Fallen Angels and 2 Other Common Misconceptions

Are demons fallen angels? Is the Satan figure as the archnemesis of God foreign to the Old Testament? Did a third of the angels fall from heaven before humanity’s fall?

The following excerpt from Demons by Michael S. Heiser is adapted from the book’s final chapter, where Heiser addresses these myths and misconceptions.

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Learning Logos: Senses in Bible Word Study

A Senses ring appears in the Guide, Bible Word Study. What are the numbers to the right of the senses underneath the ring?

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Logos Tech Tip: Never Type a Search Twice

By Scott Gassoway

Have you ever made a search and wanted to keep the results highlighted to continue to see them in the future? For example, Jesus called his disciples to teach others to do everything he commanded them (Matt 28:19–20). How can you identify these commands and save them as visible reminders? [Read more…]

3 Prayers for Independence Day

These prayers for Independence Day are taken from the Book of Common Prayer.

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